• November 21, 2016 Hollywood Soapbox “4 Stars.” “Lung has done a great service to the history of world cinema and the legacy of this pioneering producer.”
    See the full article HERE.
  • November 14, 2016 JB Spins: Finding Kukan makes you want to see Kukan, which is rather the point. It also inspires respect and affection for its forceful protagonist. Time spent with her is a pleasure. Very highly recommended.”
    See the full article HERE.
  • November 14, 2016 Unseen Films: “Amazing.” “If you love movies or history see this film.”
    See the full article HERE.
  • November 14, 2016 Planet Chocko: “Valiant.” “Go grab some popcorn and find the nearest theatre screening Finding Kukan!”
    See the full article HERE.
  • July 18, 2015 China Daily interviews Robin Lung “KUKAN is an inspirational example of a
    brave Chinese woman who dared to be a cultural producer and create positive change
    in the world.” See the full article HERE.
  • May 5, 2015 KUKAN premieres to the Chinese public at the Three Gorges Museum. “It was heart-shaking,” says one audience member. See English language coverage here. 奥斯卡获奖纪录片《苦干》首映 战时重庆人乐观精神令人赞叹 -今日重庆-华龙网
  • April 19, 2015 China News Service features Team KUKAN’s visit to Beijing and the Cui Yongyuan Oral History Center at the Communication University of China. Robin Lung, Shirley Thompson, and Daxing Zhang speak about lost history and paths to peace. 美籍华人寻找抗战影像《苦干》之路 中国不可战胜的秘密
  • April 8, 2015 the English language China Daily reports on long-lost KUKAN returning to China.  20150408_Long-lost film documents…
  • April 3, 2015 Robin Lung and Zhou Yong complete negotiations to return KUKAN to China. 20150403_ChongqingNews_沉寂70年 奥斯卡获奖纪录片《苦干》回取景地重庆揭日军暴行 -今日重庆-华龙网
  • 重庆日报 KUKAN Screens in China for the first time!  August 14, 2014 Chongqing Daily gives 3-pages to the event — see it here.
  • Front Page News!  Honolulu-Star Advertiser 3-page features section article on Finding KUKAN “Reel Obsession” — see it here.
  • November 7, 2012 feature article on Robin Lung and her journey to find Kukan in Ka Leo (read it on their website here)
  • November 1, 2012 article on Robin Lung’s talk in Atlanta in the online version of the World Journal (世界日报)
  • June 11, 2012, review of Kukan on
  • April 2012, article on Michelle Scott in Show Pony Magazine


  • November 24, 2016, Mike Kaspar does an in-depth interview for “Film School Radio” in
  • October 24, 2016, Director Robin Lung on Hawaii Public Radio talking about Finding Kukan and Li Ling-Ai here


  • November 4, 2016, Robin Lung interviewed on Hawaii News Now. HERE
  • October 27, 2012, Robin Lung talks about Kukan with Paul Drewes for “This Morning” on KITV. HERE


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